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World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Ready for Voyages

The Icon of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship, which was under construction at a shipyard in Finland, has now been completed and has embarked on its inaugural journey in open waters for sea trials. The vessel is...

Mykonos Port Full of Massive Cruise Ships

On Tuesday, June 27, Mykonos Port was seemingly at full capacity as five sizeable cruise ships were anchored side by side. Although a surge in tourists on the Greek island is nothing new, the sight of so many vessels...

The World’s Biggest Cruise Ship is Finally Here

The world's largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas, will hit the sea for the first time this March. The ship has been under construction for the past three years. The 1,188-foot-long vessel will leave for its first...

MSC Cruises Choose Piraeus, Greece as Home Port for its Lead Ship

MSC Cruises has chosen Piraeus, Greece as the home port of the "MSC Lirica" cruise ship for the East Mediterranean schedule in the summer of 2022, it announced on Monday. MSC Lirica is the lead ship in her class of...

Mykonos: Open, Safe, Ready for Summer

Along with the rest of Greece, the hospitality industry on the rocky resort island of Mykonos  began opening to welcome back travelersth the rest of Greece, the hospitality industry on the rocky resort island of Mykonos  began welcome back customers on May 14th.

Greece Welcomes First Cruise Ships for 2021 With Splendor

The island of Crete in Greece welcomed on Friday the first two cruise ships of the year with an impressive spectacle, to mark the beginning of the tourism season of 2021. 

Royal Caribbean Reveals Amazing New Supersized Cruise Ship

Leading cruise holidays provider Royal Caribbean International has revealed its new state-of-the-art cruise ship, Wonder of the Seas.

Greek Ports to Welcome More than 5 Million Cruise Passengers this Summer

Greek ports are expected to welcome more than five million cruise passengers this summer, breaking last year’s record, according to Greece’s Union of Cruise Shipowners and Associated Members. The estimated number of incoming cruise ship travelers is set to exceed...

Cruise Ship Arrivals in Greece Dropped by 20% in 2017

In 2017, Greece experienced a large drop in cruise ship arrivals and passenger visits compared to 2016, according to data released by the Hellenic Ports Union “ELIME”. Cruise ship arrivals decreased by around 20.5% in 2017 (from 4,307 in 2016...

Greek Shipping Minister Proposes Duty-Free Port for Cruise Tourists

Minister of Shipping and Island Policy Panagiotis Kouroumblis expressed the view that a port which would offer duty-free shopping to cruise ship tourists, would boost the Greek economy. Speaking on the Athens Macedonia News Agency radio 104.9 FM on Tuesday,...